Yesterday, after Romney's selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Michael D. Shear of the New York Times wrote, "If Mitt Romney wins in November, a Tea Party favorite will be a heartbeat away from the Oval Office." With that being said, shouldn't we know a little more about the guy? Rega ... More >>
An Education in Abuse
David Kato, the slain Uganda gay rights activist found murdered on January 26, will be remembered tomorrow here in New York City. The memorial, sponsored by 35 organizations including ACT UP and the Human Rights Campaign, will begin with a candle light vigil at 4:00 PM at the United Nation's Dag H ... More >>
We've been following Don't Ask, Don't Tell since Senator Barack Obama was campaigning on its repeal. After all these years, watching the ceremony in which he kicked it to the curb, in person, was a special kind of early Christmas gift. The event was not held at the White House, but in an aud ... More >>
James FeatherstonhaughMy cover story this week about Albany lobbyists featured "Feathers," otherwise known as James Featherstonhaugh, who is the final toll on the thruway to the state capitol. Everyone, apparently, pays. Over the course of a four-decade career as unofficial state gatekeeper, Feathe ... More >>
What the networks don't ask the poster boy of the movement against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," he's happy to tell.
Some LGBT groups are enraged that this joke about transgender Commerce appointee Amanda Simpson appeared on the David Letterman show this week, and are demanding that he apologize for it. Quick recap: Dave announces the appointment, and sidekick Alan Kalter reacts with horror: "Amanda used to be a ... More >>
Photo by Marla Maritzer Long aggressive in the use of shareholder resolutions to pressure corporations to assume socially responsible stances, the New York City Pension Funds took an unprecedented step toward workplace equality for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender employees on Tuesday. Comptro ... More >>
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